Light shelfwear to edges and covers. DJ not clipped and in mylar cover. Library discard with usual marks and attachments, pocket removed. Pages tight and clean. 309 pages. 309 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1976. ISBN: 0385033753. A novel of India today. The story of Prem Naran, a Harijan, or untouchable, who rises from messenger to Parliament to head of his own business empire. It embodies all the contrasts and conflicts of a country where seeking and questioning are set against fatalism and acceptance, where the impulse toward a better way of lie often takes forms that are at variance with those of Western morality.